Perth talks Financials 101

DSC08999People from all around Australia watched on as Perth broadcasted their technical meet last night (a first for AMCouncil which we hope to do more of!) when Felicia Wong from Frontal Business Consultants explained how to understand, analyse and interpret financial statements using key ratios. The ability to understand financial statements is one of the imporant skills that will be condered favourably for upward career-mobility, and many people - both at the event and online - took the opportunity to learn more about it.

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Thanks for attending, Melbourne

ISOTC251The Melbourne chapter hosted an information session on the recent work of the TC251 standards committee last Thursday. Tom Carpenter, an AMC Board member and the Professionals Australia representative on TC251, explained the challenges the committee has been embracing to provide asset managers with additional material on value. Probably one of the more perplexing concepts for asset managers is making choices about value measurement. The TC251 committee has explored several options for measuring value in the next draft of the ISO 5500 Standards, including financial, safety, social and environmental parameters. AMC and EA members in Melbourne were enthusiastic with questions and feedback about the work of the TC251 committee and the more general work on asset management standards.

AMPEAK18 Call for Full Paper Reviewers

We are looking for AMCouncil members with 10 or more years experience in the Asset Management Industry to undertake full peer review of papers for AMPEAK18. Reviewers need to be available to undertake peer review of paper(s) from March 13th 2018. Each review will attract continuing professional development points. Please register your interest here.

NSW Government announces Key Partnership with AMC

ASA Strategic BreakfastThe NSW Government has announced a key partnership with the Asset Management Council.  At an asset management event last Friday, Tim Reardon, Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, announced that the NSW Government is partnering with the Asset Management Council to support the delivery of the recommendations of the soon-to-be-released 2018 State Infrastructure Strategy. 

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